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 for acronym
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  acronym
      n 1: a word formed from the initial letters of the several words
           in the name

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  ACRONYM
         Abbreviated Coded Rendition Of Name Yielding Meaning (slang)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  ACRONYM
         Abbreviation by CROping Names that Yield Meaning (slang)
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  acronym
  
      An identifier formed from some of the letters (often
     the initials) of a phrase and used as an abbreviation.
  
     A TLA is a meta-acronym, i.e. an acronym about acronyms.
  
     This dictionary (FOLDOC) contains a great many acronyms; see
     the contents page (/contents/all.html) for a list.
  
     (2014-08-14)
  

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